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Location: Vienna, Austria

Postdoc in gravitational physics at the University of Vienna

The Gravitational Physics group of the Department of Physics of University of Vienna (see http://gravity.univie.ac.at/) is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position (Universitaetsassistent/in) in the field of mathematical general relativity and/or numerical general relativity; in the latter case candidates with strong interest in rigorous aspects of numerical analysis will be sought. The appointment will be up to four years without a possibility of extension.

The employment will start on December 1, 2012. The list of members of the group at the start of the appointment, including scientifically active retired members, will include Peter Aichelburg, Robert Beig, Piotr T. Chrusciel, James Grant, Helmut Rumpf, Walter Simon and Helmuth Urbantke. The gross salary is EUR 3381 fourteen times a year. The yearly teaching load averaged over four semesters is four hours/week, in English or in German, and the candidate will not be asked to teach more than six hours a week in any given semester in any case.

Applications done online before August 1, 2012 at URL http://http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at/en/applications/ position numbered “Kennzahl 3109″ (follow the link to the online advertisements) will receive full attention, but applications before July 1st are strongly encouraged. The candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation to be sent before August 1, 2012 to Mrs Karin Picek, Mathematical Physics, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5/5/3521, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Further enquiries can be directed to karin.picek[AT]univie.ac.at